Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (AMCX, AMGN, BHI, CPST, CHKP, DUK, EIX, MNST, NTAP, OSG, P, PHI, BTU, WDC, YHOO, BKCC, FSC, QLYS, MCC, PNNT)


These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen in Wall St. research notes this Tuesday.

AMC Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AMCX) cut to Neutral at JPMorgan.

Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN) raised to Buy at Deutsche Bank.

Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) cut to Hold at Soc-Gen.

Capstone Turbine Corp. (NASDAQ: CPST) started as Neutral at Roth Capital.

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP) raised to Overweight at JPMorgan.

Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK) started as Overweight at JPMorgan.

Edison International (NYSE: EIX) cut to Neutral at Goldman Sachs.

Monster Beverage Co. (NASDAQ: MNST) maintained Buy but removed from Conviction Buy List at Goldman Sachs.

NetApp Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP) cut to Neutral at Baird.

Overseas Shipholding Group Inc. (NYSE: OSG) cut to Neutral at Credit Suisse.

Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE: P) started as Overweight at JPMorgan.

Parker Hannifin Corp. (NYSE: PHI) cut to Hold at Argus.

Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE: BTU) cut to Neutral at Goldman Sachs.

Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) cut to Underperform at CLSA.

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) raised to Positive at Susquehanna.

Credit Suisse: BlackRock Kelso Capital Corp. (NASDAQ: BKCC), Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ: FSC), Qualys Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS) and Medley Capital Corp. (NYSE: MCC) all started as Neutral. PennantPark Investment Corp. (NASDAQ: PNNT) started as Outperform.